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Visit McMichael Canadian Art Collection, Stroll in Sculpture Garden and Hike to the Kortright Centre for Conservation (12-14 km) - PASSENGERS WELCOME !! (12/3/2017)

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The Basics:
Event Type:Hike
Event Location: Kleinburg
Date(s) & Time:Sun, Dec 3 2017  9:15 AM  (Carpool Departure: 9:30 AM   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Thu, Nov 30 2017 10:00:00 PM
Event Duration:Ca 9 hours
Difficulty Rating:D3: Moderate
Event Coordinator(s): Natalia S
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Member Cost:$18.00/Person (See Detailed Cost Info Below)

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 19 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:4
Minimum Group Size:4
Number Registered So Far: 6 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No

Itinerary:


Gallery Visit + Hike


This trip combines a visit to the McMichael Canadian Art Collection, a short stroll in its Sculpture Garden and hiking to the Kortright Centre and back. McMichael gallery not only has a great permanent collection including works of the Group of Seven but also changing temporary exhibitions of outstanding Canadian artists.

Photo credit: Natalia S
CARPOOL DEPARTURE Kipling subway station passengers' pick-up, Sunday December 3, 9:15 AM.
DISTANCE 12 - 14 km (to the Kortright Centre for Conservation and back probably following a different trail)
PACE Ca 4 km/hour. No dropouts. Please make sure that you can keep up with hiking the distance without slowing down a lot or repeatedly stopping. We will take a break for lunch and have couple of stops to take photographs.
TRAIL DETAILS We will hike as a group Humber Valley trails through a partly rugged terrain of mixed hardwood forest. .
GALLERY BEFORE the hike we will visit the gallery for approximately 2 hours and have a lunch break over there (probably indoor).
HIGHLIGHTS Gallery visit (permanent collection and the current exhibition of works by Alex Janvier), stroll in the sculpture garden outside of the gallery and hiking through the Humber Valley to the Kortright Centre for Conservation.

Required Items to Bring:
MANDATORY!
  • -hiking boots
  • -bottle of water 2L
  • -LUNCH !!!
  • -CASH FOR CARPOOL if you are a passenger
  • -Cash or credit card to pay at the gallery for your admission
  • -rain gear, hat, mitts and appropriate clothing for the weather.


  • Recommended Items to Bring:
    Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
  • -camera
  • -sunglasses
  • -thermos with tea/coffee to warm up on the hike

  • How to Get There:
    Event Directions:
    Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):60Km
    Carpool Departure Time: 9:30 AM
    Carpool Location:   Log in for location
    Carpool Directions:   Log in for directions
    Carpool Cost: Approximate vehicle expense for this event is $12.06 (calculated at total Km * $0.201, effective Monday, December 18, 2017). This is based on $0.08/Km for maintenance, plus current gas price divide by 9. Your event coordinator will confirm exactly how much money is required from each person.

    Notes:
    PLEASE NO CALLS ON my cell phone prior the event, unless it is an emergency situation on the way to carpool. Thank you
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    - Details of this event are subject to undergo a change at any point in time, with or without warning.
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    Cost & Payment:
    Member Cost:$18.00/Person
    Cost Includes:This is the admission fee for the gallery. They maybe still have reduced (to $16) fee because of three closed gallery spaces.
    Make a Payment:Although there is a cost for this event, you do not pay through the TOC. Please review the event details carefully for information about how/where to make your payment.
     
    Voluntary Donation:What is this?)
    Suggested donation amount for this event is: $2.00/Person.

    Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
    Please review our Cancellation Policy carefully!
    *Note: This event might be postponed or cancelled if there is heavy rain, snowfall or hazardous driving conditions.